Dennemeyer The IP Group joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright member in United Arab Emirates

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Shaukat Ali of Dennemeyer The IP Group. Shaukat has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright member in United Arab Emirates. After completing his law studies in Pakistan in 2017, Shaukat Ali gained initial experience in a law firm […]

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Dennemeyer The IP Group joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright member in United Arab Emirates

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Jan Wrede of Dennemeyer The IP Group. Jan has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright member in United Arab Emirates. Admitted to the bar in Germany and Italy, Jan Wrede practiced IP law between 1996-2013 with two major […]

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Mejia y Asociados Abogados Especializados S.A.S joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright, Foreign Direct Investment, Real Estate and IP – Patents Member in Colombia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce María Juliana Mejía Giraldo of Mejia y Asociados Abogados Especializados S.A.S. María has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright, Foreign Direct Investment, Real Estate and IP – Patents in Colombia. Maria is an advocate of the Faculty of Jurisprudence […]

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Mejia y Asociados Abogados Especializados S.A.S joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright, Foreign Direct Investment, Real Estate and IP – Patents Member in Colombia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Pedro José Mejía Murgueitio of Mejia y Asociados Abogados Especializados S.A.S. María has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright, Foreign Direct Investment, Real Estate and IP – Patents in Colombia. Pedro is Lawyer of the Universidad San Buenaventura, with […]

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Dennemeyer The IP Group joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright Member in United Arab Emirates

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Yasir Masood of Dennemeyer The IP Group. Yasir has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright in United Arab Emirates. After completing his law studies in Germany in 2013 and gaining initial experience in law firms in Germany and […]

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What will be the biggest challenge clients face? What have advisors done in different jurisdictions to protect clients?

I was interested in what Margaret said and how similar and different the regulations are between Germany andMexico. CBD is broadly used here in percentages below the one percent of THC and there are more than a thousand uses for this. The bill of law that is being proposed will consist of five different type […]

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What will be the biggest challenge clients face? What have advisors done in different jurisdictions to protect clients?

I would like to differentiate between the medicinal cannabis side and CBD because that’s a totally different story here in Germany. So, as I said, only medicinal cannabis is legal at the moment. The German federal states don’t have permission to handle it as they want; it’s different from the United States. If you’re caught […]

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What will be the biggest challenge clients face? What have advisors done in different jurisdictions to protect clients?

One of the biggest challenges is that while marijuana is illegal at the Federal level, many states (and more every year) are decriminalizing it and even making it legal to sell marijuana to consumers at retail. So, while there is currently no ability to obtain a Federal registration, there is nonetheless trademark use and it […]

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What advice would you give your clients about brand protection in your jurisdiction? Is it easy to trademark a cannabis brand?

Japan is a country where cannabis products are strictly prohibited. The Trademark Office grants trademark protection for CBD (or cannabidiol) and you can apply for a trademark, but you may be refused. Such trademark applications can be deemed to violate public order and morals. But generally speaking, the Japanese patent office tends to grant thetrademark […]

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What will be the biggest challenge clients face? What have advisors done in different jurisdictions to protect clients?

The biggest challenge clients will face in Japan is that cannabis is strictly regulated as a type of a narcotic in Japan. The only cannabis products that you can commercialise here is THC-free CBD products extracted and manufactured from mature cannabis stems or seeds. Actually, the Japanese government is publishing products in which THC is […]

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What advice would you give your clients about brand protection in your jurisdiction? Is it easy to trademark a cannabis brand?

The first permit to import a cannabis product was for medical purposes, regarding a child who suffered from epilepsy. The case became very famous and not so long after plenty of people started to import medical cannabis as an alternative medical treatment. This is a completely legal procedure in Mexico if you can obtain a […]

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What advice would you give your clients about brand protection in your jurisdiction? Is it easy to trademark a cannabis brand?

Canada is in a different position than the majority of countries in the world – cannabis has been approved for medicinal use for 20 years. Legalisation of recreational cannabis happened in October 2018 and since then the IP considerations have played a central role in the industry’s business strategy. In particular, patents and trademarksacquisition has […]

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